Historical Photos of Railroads in Eastern Virginia

The history of railroads in eastern Virginia played a significant role in the region's economic development and transportation infrastructure. Railroads in this area began to emerge in the mid-19th century and continued to evolve over the years. 

Here is a pictoral review of some of that history...

1906 C&O train station -1
1916 NS N0.440-Bellhaven1916 NS No. 440 Bellhaven, NC
1930s-No-116 NS1930s NS No. 116 Raleigh, NC
1930s NS-No-200-Raleigh1930s NS No. 200 Raleigh, NC
1930s NS No. 216 1930s NS No. 216
1930s NS No.4071930s NS No.407
1936 NS No. 7 Norfolk, VA1936 NS No. 7 Norfolk, VA
1936 NS No. 100 Norfolk, VA1936 NS No. 100 Norfolk, VA
1940s NS No.5381940s NS No.538
1940s No. 6011940s NS No. 601
1941-06-07 NS Timetable Part 21941-06-07 Norfolk Southern Timetable Part 1
1941 NS Timetable Part 5
1941 NS Timetable Part 121941-06-07-Norfolk Southern timetable Part 12
1941 NS Timetable Part 141941-06-07 Norfolk Souther timetable Part 14
1957-05-04-N&W-Y6b-class-2195-Bluefield-Wv-Big-Boy-loses-backfill-color1957-05-04 N&W Y6b at Bluefield, WV
1936-CO-Ad-Chessy1936 C&O Ad - Chessy
1949 Powhatan1949 N&W Powhatan Arrow
1972-NW-Powhatan description
1972 N&W 2-8-8-2 Petroleum Train1972 N&W 2-8-8-2 Petroleum Train
1972 N&W 2-8-8-2 Petroleum Train Description
1959 N&W Timetable


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